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Usnea cavernosa

Usnea cavernosa Tuck.

 

Pitted Beard Lichen, Cavern Beard Lichen

KingdomFungiMushrooms, lichens, gel fungi, yeasts, and molds; also called eukaryotes
DivisionAscomycotaSac fungi
SubdivisionPezizomycotinaSac fungi with filaments
ClassLecanoromycetes“Lichenized” fungi
OrderLecanoralesMostly lichen-forming fungi
SuborderLecanorineaeLichens
FamilyParmeliaceaeIncludes many common lichens such as Xanthoparamelia, Usnea, Parmotrema, and Hypotrachyna
GenusUsneaFrom Arabic Ushnah, “lichen,” which was translated to Latin by Ebubekir Muhammed bin Zekeriya Razi
Speciescavernosa

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Usnea cavernosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Usnea cavernosa (Pitted Beard Lichen, Cavern Beard Lichen)

9/6/2018 ID is uncertain